Early Offer

Apply for Early Offer to earn a place at Campion before ATAR results are released!

Campion’s Early Offer scheme is open to current school leavers (Year 12 students) who are in the process of completing their formal studies at a secondary school and will receive an ATAR, OP or IB score. This provides the opportunity for successful applicants to receive a conditional offer and enrol before Monday 16 December, providing confidence and reassurance to remove the pressure of final examinations and results. 

About Campion

Campion College is Australia’s first liberal arts college educating students in history, literature, philosophy, theology and classical languages. We offer a three-year Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts with the option to exit after one year with a diploma. Our classes teach students how to interpret texts, articulate arguments, communicate effectively and think critically, skills essential to any career.

We are a private Catholic institution, fully accredited through the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). 90% of our teaching staff have a PhD in their field and our small class sizes provide the ideal environment for students of all abilities to thrive. We also have a lively, close-knit and faith-filled college community with numerous social, sporting and chaplaincy societies/activities to aid personal development and faith enrichment.

Why Campion?

#1 Bachelor of Arts in Australia

For overall quality of educational experience according to the National Student Experience Survey

#1 in Australia for learner engagement & teaching quality

As reported by Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching

100% graduate satisfaction

According to the 2018 Graduate Outcomes Survey

Australia's standout institution for Western Civilisation studies

According to the 2017 report by the Institute of Public Affairs titled ‘The Rise of Identity Politics’

Benefits of Early Offer

Added confidence

Sit your final exams with added confidence knowing your place at Campion is already secured.

Seamless transition

From the moment you accept your offer, you’ll be part of the Campion family. You will have the full support of our staff as you enrol, apply for scholarships and transition to college life.

Early Offer Process

Step 1: Prepare your academic results

You will need to provide certified copies of your academic results (see below for more information).

All applicants need to provide:

  • Year 11 Mid Year Results
  • Year 11 Final Results

If available, please also provide:

  • Year 12 Mid Year Results
  • Year 12 Trial Results


What is a Certified Document?
These are copies of official documents, which authorised officers have verified as true copies of the original.

Who can certify a document?
Only authorised officers can certify documents. These include:

  • Justice of the Peace (JP)
  • Pharmacist
  • Australia Post Office personnel
  • Barrister or solicitor
  • Member of the clergy
  • Full-time primary, secondary or tertiary teacher
  • Registered medical practitioner

How should an authorised officer certify a document?
Before certifying a document, the authorised officer must ensure that each page being certified is an identical copy of the original.

The authorised officer Certification must include the following statement:

I certify that this is a true copy of the document produced to me on (date)
Qualification (e.g. JP, Pharmacist)
Contact details

Step 2: Obtain a recommendation from your school

Click on the link below to download the school recommendation form. This should be completed by a teacher, year coordinator or principal.

Click here to download the recommendation form.

Step 3: Prepare a written statement

The purpose of the written statement is to assess your academic writing ability. You may choose between two tasks, each 1000 words in length.

The two options are:

A reflective task that outlines your reasons for seeking a place at Campion College, reflecting upon educational, work and/or other experiences;


An analytical task that may be any piece of written work that you believe demonstrates your written and analytical skills, with the ability to construct an argument. This may be an essay or other piece of work that you have previously submitted for another purpose.

Step 4: Submit your application

Complete the application form, uploading:

  • Academic results
  • School recommendation
  • Written statement

Click here to complete the application form.

Step 5: Interview

The interview allows us to assess your verbal communication skills and understanding of the course for which you are applying.

All interviews are conducted by a member of the Academic Staff. They usually take about fifteen minutes and are relaxed and casual in nature.

Interviews are conducted face-to-face, over the phone or via Skype.

Step 6: Receive your offer!


Once you accept your offer, you will be able to apply for scholarships and campus accommodation.

Plus, if you accept AND enrol before 5pm on the 16th of October, you will be eligible for our $1500 Early Offer Scholarship!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. If I am applying for Early Offer, do I still need to receive an ATAR/OP/IB score?

If an applicant receives a Letter of Offer to be admitted to Campion College via the Early Offer Scheme, such an offer is conditional upon the applicant meeting the minimum admissible ATAR/OP/IB score upon completion their secondary education.

This means that if you receive a Letter of Offer via the Early Offer Scheme and enrol at Campion College before receiving your ATAR/OP/IB score, you will need to provide your results in order to confirm your enrolment.


Q. What are the minimum ATAR/OP/IB scores required for admission?

  • ATAR: 70
  • OP: 14
  • IB: Equivalent to 70 ATAR (Based on ACTAC annual recommendations)


Q. What happens if I receive an offer and enrol via the Early Offer Scheme, and subsequently receive an ATAR/OP/IB score that is below Campion College’s minimum requirement?

If you receive an admission rank that is below Campion College’s minimum requirement (as listed above), you can:

  • apply for the Educational Access Scheme (EAS); or
  • re-enrol via Provisional Enrolment.

Click here to find out more about EAS and Provisional Enrolment.


Q. I have received an offer and enrolled via the Early Acceptance Scheme, what should I do when I get my results?

  • Email an electronic copy of your ATAR/OP/IB score to admissions@campion.edu.au as soon as it is released; and
  • Provide a certified hard copy either in person or by post as soon as possible. Further information about certifying documents can be found above under ‘Step 1: Prepare your academic results’.

Ready to Apply?

Early Offer Bonus!

When you accept your letter of offer AND enroll before 5pm on the 16th of October, you will be eligible for our $1500 Early Enrolment Scholarship!

Looking for personalised advice?

Please complete the form below and our Student Recruitment Manager will be in touch. Alternatively, you can get in contact on (02) 9896 9303 or via study@campion.edu.au.

Early Offer Enquiry Form